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Clementine drizzle loaf recipe

Clementine drizzle loaf

Published: November 4, 2017 at 9:00 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + cooling
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

Check out this clementine drizzle loaf, a festive take on the classic lemon drizzle cake. This light loaf recipe is super simple to bake and it's an easy crowd pleaser

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal458
fat26.2g
saturates14g
carbs47.8g
sugars28.1g
fibre1g
protein7.1g
salt0.3g
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Bake this clementine drizzle cake, then check out our orange drizzle cakelemon drizzle cake and grapefruit drizzle cake.

Ingredients

  • 200g unsalted butter, softened
  • 150g golden caster sugar
  • 1 orange, zested
  • 6 clementines, 3 zested and 6 juiced
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 200g plain flour
  • 2 level tsp baking powder
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 3 tbsp icing sugar

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4.

  • STEP 2

    Line the base and ends of a 900g/2lb loaf tin with a strip of baking paper.

  • STEP 3

    Cream the butter and caster sugar with an electric whisk until pale and fluffy, then add the orange and clementine zests. Gradually add the beaten eggs, mixing well between each addition. Fold in the flour and baking powder with the ground almonds. Add the milk and juice from 2 clementines and mix until smooth.

  • STEP 4

    Spoon the mixture into the tin and bake for 1 hour 10 minutes or until golden brown and a skewer pushed into the middle of the cake comes out clean. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes.

  • STEP 5

    Meanwhile, mix the remaining clementine juice with the icing sugar. Slowly spoon over the top of the warm cake. Leave in the tin until completely cold, then pull out and cut into slices.

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